Croton Community Coalition to Hold Fifth Annual Candlelight Vigil to Proactively Keep Croton Teens Safe and Drug-Free

Croton-on-Hudson, NY – The Croton Community Coalition will hold its Fifth Annual Candlelight Vigil on Thursday, November 20, 2014 from 6pm – 8pm at Vassallo Park, Old Post Road South, Croton-on-Hudson, NY. Organizers of the annual vigil welcome everyone who wishes to celebrate loved ones in recovery, support those struggling with substance use, and remember those who lost their lives because of alcohol or drugs.

“Even though this is our Fifth Annual Candlelight Vigil, the necessity of having a community-wide event like this grows stronger every year. (more…)

Croton’s Vlad Receives Award For Anti-Substance Abuse Work

teen leadership councilCROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. — Croton-Harmon High School senior Dan Vlad accepted an award from Arlene Gonzalez-Sanchez, commissioner with the New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services for his work in the school and beyond.

Vlad serves as president of the school’s Teen Leadership Council and was selected to serve as a youth staff member during the Eastern States National Youth to Youth Summer Leadership Conference. (more…)